Yellowman, Pavement, an 81-year-old Italian composer… Mason Silvas’s brain must have been working double time to concoct a mix so eclectic that it actually flows and sounds cohesive. I’ve been trying to get in the mindset that Mason was in when he thought this up, but I guess just like his skating, it can only be thought of and executed by a true wild man.
If you didn’t know yet, Mason recently decided to try his hand as a DJ during his free time in LA. Use this mix as a little sample of what you might expect when you go see him at a local Manhattan Beach spot. Who knows maybe you’ll even catch him DJing a Jenkem party one day.
WILL TIKTOK BE THE NEW HOME FOR SKATEBOARDING ON THE INTERNET?
We called up some "skate TikTokers" to find out what they've learned and seen so far.
PLOTTING THE LIFECYCLE OF A TRENDY TRICK
"Pressure flips are cool again. Actually, their second act has lasted longer than their first did."
CHECKING OUT A HIDDEN DIY FINGERBOARD PARK IN QUEENS
When we heard about a mysterious concrete fingerboard park hiding in Brooklyn, we knew we had to go find it.
WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH ILLEGAL CIV?
The Illegal Civ stuff feels like an ongoing soap opera, so to air out any confusion we talked to a few key characters.
INSIDE THE 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY OF EMERICA’S “THIS IS SKATEBOARDING”
We stopped by to pay our respects and see if we could squeeze a few stories out of the crew.